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I've been here before
But not as I stand here today
I wait for the dawn
Ready to walk into the light
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Unreal
Jul 20, 2006, 21:03
10.
Unreal Jul 20, 2006, 21:03
Jul 20, 2006, 21:03
 
I'm not has game-tech savy as many Blues readers are and I assume Epic created and owns the U3 engine.

Having said that, I'm suprised that no one(meaning large EA, MS, Sony size) has bought Epic yet. With Unreal always being a good seller(with the exception of Unreal 2 I reckon) and their engines always being used by alot of different game makers.

Like when EA bought Criterion and with so many games using Renderware.

What do you guys think?

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Lost Planet
May 19, 2006, 18:18
10.
Lost Planet May 19, 2006, 18:18
May 19, 2006, 18:18
 
Agreed on Lost Planet. Awesome demo for what looks to be an awesome game. Is it just me or does that demo seem to have a ton of content for a game thats still a year off?

About Prey's lenght, Doom3 was a long game. Most people seemed to get bored with it and thought it would have been better had it been trimmed. Not me, I enjoyed Doom3 and thought the 8.0 to 8.5 score's it got were accurate.

I wonder if people will think Prey is to long as well?


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Re: The Anti PS3 hype begins!
May 17, 2006, 21:30
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Re: The Anti PS3 hype begins! May 17, 2006, 21:30
May 17, 2006, 21:30
 
I think that I come off as very "anti-ps2" to my friends but I agree with you 100% that everyone seems to call the PS3 a failure. Sony will take Japan, with only Nintendo even coming close I'd wager.

Altho I don't agree with only 3 good games for 360. Certainly those 3 are great games but so are GRAW, Burnout, Fight Night, COD2 and I know people seem to vary but I absolutely loved both Kameo and PDZ.

Now I know many of these games can be played on either current gen consoles or pc's but I think they are best played on 360.

With the exception of oblivion and cod2 which I know many people prefer for pc. I found laying back on my couch playing on a 55 inch lcd far better for oblivion and I prefer cod2 single player over the superior pc multiplayer.

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GRAW
Mar 14, 2006, 22:01
5.
GRAW Mar 14, 2006, 22:01
Mar 14, 2006, 22:01
 
GRAW is indeed awesome. One of the few games I actually played through on normal and hard. Well almost finished, just started the next to last level on hard, altho I should finish it tomorrow.


*edit* I spell like a 5 year old
This comment was edited on Mar 14, 22:02.
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rome
Mar 12, 2006, 18:22
4.
rome Mar 12, 2006, 18:22
Mar 12, 2006, 18:22
 
I hope Sopranos is better this season than it has been the last couple of seasons.
I found Rome to be the better show(compared to last 2 seasons, we'll see in the long run)much to the dislike of my wife

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360
Nov 17, 2005, 10:39
1.
360 Nov 17, 2005, 10:39
Nov 17, 2005, 10:39
 
I may grab this for the 360. Whenever Gamestop calls me about my pre-order. Who knows when that will be.

I do hope its better than all these other ports of current gen games tho.

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No-DVD
Nov 17, 2005, 10:34
40.
No-DVD Nov 17, 2005, 10:34
Nov 17, 2005, 10:34
 
Best thing about the patch is that i can now free up my dvd drive for all these other games that always require the dvd. Even after being out for along time.:(

1.
 
Samsung SyncMaster 930BF
Nov 9, 2005, 17:10
1.
Samsung SyncMaster 930BF Nov 9, 2005, 17:10
Nov 9, 2005, 17:10
 
That monitor looks great to me. 4 ms refresh is very appealing, altho I'm still very happy with my 172x 12 ms monitor. I notice no ghosting at all.

Buying an lcd scares me now. I assumed that dead pixels were rare, boy was i wrong. Got my 172x at zippy-do-da and it had a bright red dead pixel close to the center of the screen.

After testing the hell out of it I was able to find two more lighter color dead pixels and got a replacement.

The replacement has a Green dead pixel that is about a quarter inch from the top of the monitor. If it must have a dead pixel, that is the ideal place, it's not bothersome at all.

Still, a $400+ investment, is it to much to ask for perfection? With lcd's apparently it is.

I want a new lcd so bad but I'm afraid to take the risk.

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Re: FEAR
Oct 31, 2005, 20:46
36.
Re: FEAR Oct 31, 2005, 20:46
Oct 31, 2005, 20:46
 
great summary creston. i remember most of that now. before it seemed like a jumbled mess(i remember the battles more so than the story).


i'll play thru it again in a few days. hopefully i will catch everything that creston and malakai explained.

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Re: No subject
Oct 31, 2005, 19:16
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Re: No subject Oct 31, 2005, 19:16
Oct 31, 2005, 19:16
 
haha, now that u mention it. i to have absolutely no idea what the story was about. and i listened to EVERY message. still loved it tho.

what kanniballl said makes sense to me.

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Re: Lovin' It!
Oct 31, 2005, 17:40
21.
Re: Lovin' It! Oct 31, 2005, 17:40
Oct 31, 2005, 17:40
 
played and finished quake 4 and fear. loved them both extremely, yet liked q4 slightly more than fear.

quake 4 was like a rush to me. have'nt been glued to a single player fps since HL2. before HL2 i was glued to doom3.

yet i had to force myself thru fear. i'd play a couple hours one day and not come back to it for 2-3 days.

quake 4 i finished in about 3-4 days playing 2-3 hours a day. and never went a full day between playing sessions.

i contribute that to 3 factors: 1-played the hell outta the demo, 2-like everyone says, it does indeed become repetitive during the middle and 3-no boss battles.

and after playing thru lost coast, i found that i dont miss the combat in hl2 at all. i think it was the environments and physics that hooked me in hl2. in doom3 it was the combat and theme(sci-fi, horror).


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Game Chronicles Review
Oct 26, 2005, 16:20
9.
Game Chronicles Review Oct 26, 2005, 16:20
Oct 26, 2005, 16:20
 
people to busy bashing FS to notice the GC review of 9.7. i loved q4 just as much as hl2 and fear but yowza that's a high score.

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farcry
Oct 20, 2005, 19:13
4.
farcry Oct 20, 2005, 19:13
Oct 20, 2005, 19:13
 
love farcry as well. just as good as a showcase as doom3 and hl2 and every bit as fun.

got tired of the massive 5 cd install so i made my own dvd from my 5 cds. sooooooo much faster!


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quake 4 and fear
Oct 20, 2005, 11:42
1.
quake 4 and fear Oct 20, 2005, 11:42
Oct 20, 2005, 11:42
 
odd looking at gamerankings. fear is going down slightly and q4 goes up slightly. i knew fear would recieve generally high scores across the board but after hearing of the pcgamer review i was worried quake 4 was gonna be a disappointment.

i was wrong tho, i'm really loving it. i've played it alot more than fear so far but thats mainly because i played the awesome fear demo about 30 times. q4 is much newer to me i guess.

honestly tho, i love the war theme in a sci-fi setting. no matter how awesome cod2 looks, i just cannot get past the old ww2 weapons/theme anymore. my personal pc game collection i have several ww2 themed shooters, and i'm sure its much less than other people have, it just got so stale to me.

thats part of the reason i loved doom3 as much as i did. sure i can see people's complaints and understand them fully. i share some of them. but i played thru doom3 2 times, the expansion 2 times and i still load it up and play thru a level here and there at least once a month. i dont even do that to hl2! after the gimmick of the physics is played out and u have seen all the real-world like locations, i find the combat dull and the AI boring. and i refuse to play any level with your so-called "squad". talking about horrible design choices. i keep it installed but mainly just to show peeps how great looking it is and how well the interaction is.

only thing i dont like about q4 is that its far chuggier than doom3. its to be expect because u can see that all the geometry(indoors) is far more complex altho outdoors is fairly blocky(not overly so). i have seen levels so far that have had beams and wires and all kinds of animation all over the place and its a site to behold. plus the characters have far more detail and there always alot of chracters on screen. look at doom3's models. most have only a thumb and index finger that are seperate and they look kinda chunky. in q4 everyone has 5 fingers and they are rounded. i found that impressive. small attention to detail like that puts me in the game more.

running a contant 60 fps in doom3 at 1280 in high settings going to around 40 is a pain tho:(

edited by request(tryed to split it up in chunks.)
heh never had a post that big didnt know it would be so "jumbled"

This comment was edited on Oct 20, 14:43.
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Re: Blu-Ray drives
Oct 17, 2005, 16:37
16.
Re: Blu-Ray drives Oct 17, 2005, 16:37
Oct 17, 2005, 16:37
 
on my 55inch lcd sony and samsung dvd player that upconverts dvd's to hi-def, regular dvd's just don't cut it. compared to the hi-def hbo or even fox,nbc,cbs or even discoveryHD there is a huge difference. its all about what people want to notice for themselves tho really. i have a friend who thinks dvds are super awesome on my tv and i can barely watch them:( which sux cause i got 600+ dvds:( still some dvds dont look to bad i suppose. superbit dvds(all sony) and good video transfers from other studios(lotr, matrix, x-men2) tend to look the best.


25.
 
DVD?
Oct 11, 2005, 15:39
25.
DVD? Oct 11, 2005, 15:39
Oct 11, 2005, 15:39
 
i thought there was gonna be a dvd edition but when i called(they got it in finally) they said it comes in only the CD variety. anyone know for sure? or is this yet another case of a "guy who knows nothing" working at the store? bah i wish i loved closer to civilization:(

2.
 
awesome mod
Oct 11, 2005, 10:54
2.
awesome mod Oct 11, 2005, 10:54
Oct 11, 2005, 10:54
 
this mod rocks. me and a friend play it here on my network and it was a blast. only thing that was missing was ragdoll animations and now thats in it! can't wait! now to get my sorry ass friends to come over hah.

5.
 
Re: C'mon payday!
Oct 11, 2005, 10:32
5.
Re: C'mon payday! Oct 11, 2005, 10:32
Oct 11, 2005, 10:32
 
just called the gamestop in town and they dont have it yet:( AND they said they're only getting 2 copies in! what tha?!?!

14.
 
Re: One...
Oct 10, 2005, 19:04
14.
Re: One... Oct 10, 2005, 19:04
Oct 10, 2005, 19:04
 
gamerankings only has one review score posted and its game informer with 8.75. but they are like ign i find, they give good reviews out fairly easily. some site like gamespot will prolly give it 7.5 range. i'm looking forward to q4 so much i hope it's good enuff to be scored higher(meaning of course that the game is as good as i'm hoping).

83.
 
off topic
Oct 7, 2005, 17:02
83.
off topic Oct 7, 2005, 17:02
Oct 7, 2005, 17:02
 
after reaing all the negativity on this thread, i'd like to point out that i have never insulted anyone on these boards and have always been super-kewl-as-ice-zewly:o

certainly that deserves some sort of reward!

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